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film and television actor who tied yesterday at a hospital in, of course, dallas. >> reporter: that's right. larry hagman had a long and storied career in hollywood. dating back to the' 50s but he's best remembered for two roles. first as major anthony nelson where he standard opposite barbara eden in "i dream of jeannie" and his role in "there's a" that featured him as the iconic villain. but the who shot j.r. episode was one of the most watched tv episodes. the show got a second life on tnt debuting in june of this year. hagman was filming episodes for the second season shortly before his death. the second season is set to air in january. and while there are reports that he shot at least six episodes, no word on how writers plan to address the sad news of his passing. as dallas co-stars have been reacting via twitter and facebook with lynn gentleman grey, he was a wonderful dear bigger than life friend and barbara eden remembering his big laughs and smile. the current cast released this statement saying larry hagman was a giant, a larger-than-life personality whose iconic performa
"dallas." his former co-stars remember him today as fun, wild, and a memorable star in hollywood. hagman died yesterday of complications from cancer. cnn's colleen mcedwards takes a look at his life and legacy. >> reporter: larry hagman wore many hats in his career. but his best known for the stetson that he wore on "dallas." despite rolls on film and on stage, hagman will always be remembered as the villianous j.r. ewing. >> and you drove cliff to attempt suicide. >> how was i to know he was going to do a dumb thing like that? >> reporter: wn j.r. was shot by an unknown assailant, it was the most famous cliffhangers in tv history, watched by 300 million people from all over the world. hagman never expected the show to endure. >> i just started this show doing six shows. i never thought i'd do 300. >> reporter: in fact, the "dallas" franchise was so successful, the series was recently reprised. the u.s. network tnt brought it back with a new generation of ewings and hagman came back, too, returning as j.r. once again. critics say he was the best thing about "dallas." but explaining the c
thing like that? >> and tv's original bad boy. hollywood reacting this morning to the death of "dallas" star larry hagman. >>> good morning, everyone. i'm randi kaye. it is 10:00 on the east coast, 7:00 a.m. on the west, and here's where we start this morning. larry hagman's family says he was surrounded by family at the end. the 81-year-old actor died of complications from cancer. he's best known for his iconic portrayal of j.r. ewing in the show "dallas." it's a role that he always called his favorite. peter fonda said goodbye to his friend on twitter, saying hagman brought so much fun to everyone's life. cnn entertainment corresponde m correspondent careen winter joins us. i understand that you are at larry hagman's star on the hollywood walk of fame. are people showing up to pay their respects? >> not yet, but you can bet that will change as the morning continues. we are right next to larry hagman's star. still quite early here, so i'm sure there are many people who are waking up just finding out about the sad news. perhaps they're still unaware. that's very popular strip in hollyw
reacting to the death of "dallas" star larry hagman. it is saturday, november 24th. i'm randi kaye. >> i'm victor blackwell. thank you for starting your morning with us. >> we begin in tahrir square this morning where hundreds of protesters have been arrested during anti-government dmem k. demonstrations angry with their president over his new power grab. >> opposition leaders say he is now more powerful than former president hosni mubarak ever was. this week, leaders around the world praised him for brokering a cease fire between israel and hamas. . >> more now on his new powers and the anger it spurred. >> if anyone thought egyptians were tired or weary of protesting after two years of demonstrations, all you had to do was look at cairo's tahrir square on friday and it was clear that's not the case. the demonstrators appeared to be as determined as ever and this time they're going after their current president. outrage, clashes, and anguish in tahrir. thousands of angry egyptians back in a public square that has become the arab world's emblem for the democratic right to protest. this w
in dallas, texas, also got involved and it took the mayor of el paso to sign a resolution to say they had his back. they were supporting him and believed his story. the company he's worked for maintained his innocence all the time saying this shipment was destined for finics and never intended to cross into el paso. that border crossing is so small there, one of the closest in the world. >> and going into juarez. >> that's not a place that you want to go in the last four years. a lot of violence there and said he never intended to go in. ended up there. very thankful to be back home. had a family party last night, family reunion and now he's back on u.s. soil. he may want to stay out of mexico for a little while longer. >> all right, nick. thank you very much. appreciate that. >>> to some he was one of the greatest tv villains of all time. to others he was a dear friend. >> celebrities and people around the world are remembering actor larry hagman today. we'll talk about what everyone is saying, and we'll read some of the thoughts that this v come in from twitter. that's coming up next. t
remember him on the primetime television series of "dallas." offscreen, he was known as being larger than life and his co-stars remembering him as fun, wild, and rememberable. he died yesterday of complications from cancer. colleen takes a look at his life and legacy. >> reporter: larry hagman wore many hats in his career. but his best known his stetson he wore on "dallas." despite roles on film and stage, hagman will be remembered as the villainous j.r. ewing. >> you drove cliff to attempt suicide. >> how would i know he would do a dump thing like that in. >> when he was shot by an unknown assailant, it became one of the most famous cliffhangers in tv history, watched by 300 million people from all around the world. hagman never expected the show to endure. >> i just started the show doing six shows. i never thought i would do 300. >> in fact, the dallas fran choice was so successful, the series was recently reprised. tnt brought it back with a new generation of ewings. d hagman came back, too. returning as j.r. once again. critics say he was the best thing about "dallas" but explaining
. who shot j.r.? it kept american television audiences guessing for month back in the heyday of "dallas." i want to show you what the south fork ranch looks like today. this is outside dallas where they shot the original television show and where the return to tv screen this is year. today it's a tribute to larry hagman who passed away yesterday in a hospital not that far from the ranch in, of course, dallas. his infamous portrayal of the oil man was 100% texas, big talk, big money and always that very big hat. we have a look back at his long showbiz career. >> reporter: larry hagman wore many hats in his career. but he's best known for the stetson that he wore on "dallas." despite roles on film and on stage, hagman will always be remembered as the villainous j.r. ewing. when j.r. was shot by an unknown assaila assailant, it became one of the most famous cliffhangers in tv history, watched by 300 million people from all around the world. hagman never expected the show to endure. >> i just started the show doing six shows. i never thought it would do 300. >> reporter: in fact, the "dalla
or hated characters, larry hagman, has died. he had a successful hit show, even before "dallas," remember "i dream of jeannie." he died yesterday in the dallas hospital of complications from cancer. he was eighty-one years old. stay with us, we'll have reaction from his show biz friends and family. >>> and four days after being hit in the head, boxer hector "macho" camacho died. in one of his most famous bouts, in 1997, he knocked out sugar ray leonard, but proved himself in the '80s, when he won the title, the super lightweight, even as a junior welter weight, he was shot, including the man seated with him, in puerto rico. he is survived by two sons, one of them is a boxer. >>> and a shootout in alabama, leaving one deputy dead, one in critical condition. deputy scott ward had responded. the gunman, michael jansen, was also killed during the confrontation. >>> and investigators are trying to figure out an explosion that damaged more than 40 buildings in springfield, massachusetts last night. they captured the moment of the blast. 18 people were injured, mostly emergency workers called to
for. the j.r. ewing character from "dallas," one of the best known tv characters of the last 30 years really. d "dallas" was a long running hit in the '70s and '80s and you may remember him as major nelson from "i dream of jean any." barbara eden said i had the pleasure of watching the texas tornado that was larry hagman. can i honestly say that we've lot not just a great actor, not just a television icon, but an element of pure americana. much more on larry hagman later in the hour. >>> black friday has come and gone, but the nation's retailers hope the effects will be long lasting. shoppers sprinted into the stores in search of holiday bargains. retailers can rack up 40% of the sales during the november and december shopping period and if you didn't find what you wanted, check out some of your local area stores during small business saturday. the initiative founded two years ago by american express aims to steer some of those big bucks to the smaller stores. >>> and while walmart says it was the best block friday in store history, the day wasn't without controversy. from california
career in hoyle. he started in "i dream of jea e jeanie" and then "dallas." the show ran from 1978 to 1991. the "who shot j.r. episode" was the best show watched of all time. hagman was actually filming episode for the second season short by-his death. the second season is set to air in january and while there are reports that he shot at least six episodes, no word on how writers plan to address the sad news of hi passing. and his dallas co-stars have been reacting to twitter and facebook with linda grey writing earlier, he was a wonderful, dear, bigger than life friend and barbara eden remembering his big laughs, big smiles, and unrestrained personality. the cast and crew of "dallas" releasing this statement, larry hagman was a giant, a larger-than-life personalities who iconic performance as j.r. ewing will endure as one of the most indelible in entertainment history. he truly loved portraying this globally recognized character and he leaves a legacy of entertainment, generosity, and grace. fans remember his legacy. >> everything seemed to be going so well and he had an opportuni
. died on friday in a dallas hospital with his co-stars and best friends, linda gray and patrick duffy by his side. i talked to them in june. listen to what larry told me about playing j.r. do you like being, for what you were, the most evil man on television? >> well, you know, i don't think i was an evil man, i was just like a texas businessman, that's all. >> yeah, evil. >> they keep bringing that up. >> i'm just doing what people do for business. >> you can't start distancing yourself from being evil. j.r. was wonderfully evil. constantly scheming and plotting, even against his own family. that's evil. did you like the reputation in. >> of course i do, it's wonderful. >> after that interview, larry hagman gave me a j.r. style hat
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